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Stamford in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Stamford Veterans Monument

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
1. Stamford Veterans Monument
Inscription.  
[ inscription around the top ]
In Everlasting Memory of Stamford's Patriots 1641 – 1918

[ battle names inscribed in the panel between the fluted columns ]
1689 – 1763
Port Royal • Schenectady • Haverhill • Louisburg • Braddock's Defeat • Duquesne • Quebec
1775 – 1783
Lexington • Concord • Bunker Hill • Ticonderoga • Trenton • Saratoga • Bennington • Yorktown
1812 – 1814
Constitution Guerriere • Lake Erie • Chippewa • Lundy's Lane • Lake Champlain • Baltimore • New Orleans
1846 – 1848
Palo Alto • Monterey • Resaca De La Palma • Buena Vista • Vera Cruz • Chapultepec • Puebla
1917 – 1918
Cantigny • Lys • Vittorio-Veneto • Champagne • St. Mihiel • Belleau Wood • Montdidier • Noyon
1917 – 1918
Marne • Verdun • Aisne • Ypres • Chateau Thierry • Argonne • Meuse • Cambrai
1861 – 1865
Sumter • Bull Run • Antietam • Fredericksburg • Gettysburg • Chicamauga • Wilderness • Atlanta
1861 – 1865
Hampton Roads • Chattanooga
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By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
2. Stamford Veterans Monument
• Shenandoah • Appomattox
1898
Manila Bay • San Juan • El Caney • Santiago

[ four bronze plaques are mounted around the base of the column listing names of Stamford Veterans ]

World War I
[ 2,631 names are listed. The following 32 names have stars indicating they made the supreme sacrifice. ]
Frank Ahner • David P. Anderson • Charles H. Beehler • Arthur B. Camel • Joseph W. Chute • William P. Costello • John H. Coulter • Oscar H. Cowan • Robert F. Crandall • Floyd E. DeForest • John A. Donnelly • Michael G. Dora • John F. Fitzpatrick • James E. Fitzsimmons • Augusto Fornaciari • George Fortunis • Martin H. Gill • Lester Howard • Thomas Jordan • Michael Lagiora • Samuel Levine • Thomas J. Mathews • William H, Mayette • Frank Morgan • James F. Randall • Frank S. Rivers • Harold St. George • Walter T. Sharpe • Ralph L. Taylor • Samuel Tresser • Alex Voronowicz • Julius D. Wagner
Spanish-American War     [ 144 names are listed. ]
Civil War     [ 700 names are listed. ]
War of 1812     [ 190 names are listed. ]
Mexican War     [ 6 names are listed. ]
Revolutionary War     [ 493 names are listed. ]
Colonial and Indian Wars     [ 277 names are listed. ]

 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812
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By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
3. Stamford Veterans Monument
War, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWar, World I.
 
Location. 41° 3.227′ N, 73° 31.963′ W. Marker is in Stamford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Grove Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Grove Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stamford CT 06901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stamford World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stamford Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Stamford Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedom Shrine (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Settlement of Stamford in 1641 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stamford Old Town Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stamford.
 
Stamford Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
4. Stamford Veterans Monument
Stamford Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
5. Stamford Veterans Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,008 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 26, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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